Braves of Customs Point Guard Grace Doe has pointed out the team’s production in the third and fourth quarters as the main reason behind it’s’ win. She made the statement following her side’s 37-24 win over Galaxy Ladies in the Accra Basketball League Women’s Division.
The Week Three tie which was played at the Lebanon House in Tudu, Accra also had Reformers of Prisons beat Navy 51-43. Speaking to Basketballghana.co, Doe said:
“Basketball is four quarters and if you win the first quarter, it is the end of the game; it happens. I would say CEPS (Customs) has been a team that wins games from third to fourth quarter”.
The defending champions were down 6-11 after the first quarter but tied the game at 18 to end the first half on a high. The team benefitted from bigs Matilda Gordon and Gloria Gyampoh, who erased Galaxy’s size advantage which was the main reason Galaxy’s better start.
Braves gained the game’s lead and extended it on the back off supreme dominance in the paint by Gordon and Gyampoh who were consistently fed down low by Doe and Afia Agyeman. The win extended Braves unbeaten run in the 2016 season.